Co-Create: Cross-Culture Thursday, November 28: 8:00am–12:00pm City Building Design Lab | 616 Macleod Trail SE (link to Google Maps) By invitation only This symposium is part of NextCalgary’s Co-Create Series. __
Join us for a breakfast presentation by Jefa Greenaway, an Indigenous architect, academic at Melbourne University, design advocate and part of the team that launched the International Design Charter.
For over two decades, Jefa Greenaway of Greenaway Architects has championed Indigenous-led design thinking, particularly through the International Indigenous Design Charter.
As a registered architect in New South Wales and Victoria, Jefa Greenaway seeks to reveal layers of history and memory through connections to place, demonstrating the value of people-centred design which interrogates one’s own philosophical or ethical underpinning and design responsibilities. Over two decades he’s championed Indigenous-led design thinking, particularly through the International Indigenous Design Charter, as Regional Ambassador (Oceania) of INDIGO (International Indigenous Design Alliance) and sits on numerous boards that intersect with art, architecture and cultural heritage. Jefa is co-curating the Australian pavilion for the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale.
The Co-Creation: Cross-Culture symposium will facilitate a conversation around how new ways to co-create can result in shared values and sustainable outcomes for our built environment. We will focus on design, co-creation, and education. During this second workshop of the Co-Creation Series, participants will discuss collaboration in a cross-cultural context to learn about innovative methods introduced to the field by experts from various cultural backgrounds, and how participatory co-creation can uncover and explore new perspectives to our communities and cities.
This workshop is intended for stakeholders involved in community and urban development processes within the Calgary area, including those from local government, business, community groups, academia, interested citizens and NGOs.